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Newsletter - No 19 - 2019

2019 TERM 2, WEEK 9

Monday 24
School Production full day rehearsal
Year 13ESS trip to NZMSC
1st XI Football game in Wanaka

Tuesday 25
School Production full day rehearsal and matinee
Blood Donors Day
12PED Duathlon Assessment

Wednesday 26
11SCI(SP) trip to Otago University Microbiology Dept

Wednesday 26 - Sunday 30
School production performances

Thursday 27
11SCI (KT) trip to Otago University Microbiology Dept

Friday 28
PPTA meeting school closes for tuition at 12.30pm

Term 2, Week 10

Monday 1
New Year 9 and Year 10 option subjects start

Tuesday 2
CBHS Interschool (home)

Wednesday 3
Otago Music Festival rehearsal

Thursday 4 - Friday 5
Junior exams
Kanga Cup team away

Friday 5
Last day of Term 2


A Message From The Rector

by Richard Hall

Our school has been working with SchoolDocs to create a website for our policies and procedures.

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 Manu Kōrero Speech Competition 

Ngā Manu Kōrero Speech Competition

by Mac Te Ngahue

This year, the Otago/ Southland ‘Ngā Manu Kōrero Speech Competition’ was hosted by Taieri College in their brand new auditorium.

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Otago Secondary Schools Chess Championships

Otago Secondary Schools Chess Championships

by Peter Odgers

Last weekend the annual Otago Secondary Schools Chess Championships were held at Logan Park High School.

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Bailey and Blain prepare their coral samples and pH solutions

Year 13 Earth and Space Science

by Justin Zani

This week, the Level 3 Earth and Space Science class visited the NZ Marine Studies Centre at Portobello.

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House Haka Competition

Haka Competition

by Tony Gabbusch

In bright mid-winter sun, our annual Haka competition took place in the open-air theatre.

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Blake May

Blake To Make Stage Debut


Congratulations to our Year 12 tenor, Blake May, who will make his stage debut with Opera Otago in The Mikado, 3-10 August at the Mayfair Theatre.

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Nick Taggart

Nick Named in NZ Water Polo Team


Congratulations to Year 13 student Nick Taggart who has been selected as goalie in the New Zealand Men's Water Polo team that will compete at the Australian Interstate Challenge in July.

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Success At The Singapore Diving National Championships


Year 10 student Theo Smith was one of 5 Diving New Zealand Squad Members who was invited to compete in the 10th Singapore Diving National Championships.

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Community Health Consultation

by Andrew Willmott

It is probably fitting at the end of Men's Health Week that we give some thought to our boys' Health Education.

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Otago Boys' High School Fair - Food Stalls

by Tina Fridd

Do you have a food stall you would like to operate at the fair?

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Caversham Road Race

by Andrew King

The annual Caversham Road Race was held in fine but cool conditions on Thursday afternoon.

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Team Work Tested

by Andrew Willmott

At present, Year 11 Physical Education classes are doing an Achievement Standard where the students need to demonstrate selected interpersonal skills in a group.

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Dunedin Intercollegiate Clay Target Shooting


Congratulations to the OBHS Trap Shooters who had a successful day at Waldronville on Sunday.

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by Lynn Vare

Probably the nicest thing for a librarian to hear after "I loved this book" is "Is there another book like this I can read next?" Pure joy!

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House Badges


OBHS Student Council are selling badges of the school House crests.

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2019 School Production - Hairspray


Our annual combined production with OGHS is not far off. This year’s show is the musical Hairspray.

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Notification Of Early Closure

by Richard Hall

We have been advised that a Paid Union Meeting has been arranged by PPTA for all teachers on the afternoon of Friday 28 June.

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Get your OBHS Sport Socks Now!

by PTA

The socks have arrived, and they are great!

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ORFU Sideline Standards Initiative

by OBHS Rugby Club

The Otago Rugby Football Union has teamed up with world class tourism and events facility Highlands to promote positive behaviour on the sidelines of the provinces rugby fields.

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School House 150th - February 2021 - Calendar of events

by Richard Hall

I am pleased to announce the following calendar of events for our 150th reunion to be held at the school in 2021.

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ODT Subscription Opportunity

by OBHS Rugby Club

The Otago Daily Times are offering you the opportunity to support your local high school rugby team.

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OBHS umbrellas - clearance sale

by OBHS Parents Association

Selling fast - don't miss out!

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Snow Days - Important Notice


Please read the following notice with important information regarding impending snow days.

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